Shaheen Bagh: Right to protest doesn’t mean people can occupy public places says SC


New Delhi, Oct 07: The Supreme Court in the Shaheen Bagh case has said that right to peaceful protest must be respected but it does not mean that people should occupy public places which cause inconvenience to a large number of people.

Agitating people should not adopt means and modes of protest that was used against colonial rulers during the struggle for independence the court also said.

Demonstrations which cause inconvenience to a large number of people and violate their rights is not permissible under the law, the court further added. 

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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